Hart Mountain refuge miracle: recovering cow-free for two decades
Study and photos show terrific regrowth of riparian vegetation-
Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge in southern Oregon had been grazed by cattle for many decades when in 1991 the cattle were removed.
The refuge had been created in 1936 as a “last stronghold” for remnant pronghorn antelope. Since that time wildlife conservation has grown more general. […]Continue Reading →
Pronghorn arrive late [in Jackson Hole]. New moms may be lagging
This year of no spring delayed migration from Wyoming’s high desert for weeks-
The famed Jackson Hole pronghorn herd which winters in the high desert 150 miles to the south has been beleaguered by natural gas development and subdivsions. In recent years, Wyoming Game and Fish and numerous other interests have worked to keep millenia-old […]Continue Reading →
Missouri River cuts off pronghorn from fawning grounds
Thousands died this winter, hundreds since trying to swim the mile wide river-
We covered this wildlife disaster last winter, though in a general way. Spring has not ended it.
Missouri River cuts off pronghorn from fawning grounds. By Karl Puckett. Great Falls TribuneContinue Reading →
Winter takes toll on northeastern Montana wildlife
Pronghorn and mule deer hit hard-
Winter takes a toll on northeastern Montana wildlife. By Brett French. Billings Gazette.
I posted a news release from ID Fish and Game the other day about winter conditions and wildlife in Eastern Idaho, but hardly anyone read it. […]Continue Reading →
The Cattle Association opposes the release-
Pronghorns released for new start on Yakama Indian Reservation. Ancient inhabitants are of the Columbia Basin. Rich Landers. The Spokesman-Review. [ed. note to Spokesman-Review, the plural of pronghorn is pronghorn]
Good for the Safari Club! It appears that when the cattle association took their traditional […]Continue Reading →
Wyoming to spend $9.7M to protect pronghorn
Finally, it looks like a real effort to keep antelope bottlenecks west of Pinedale from closing-
Over the years, we have written about the Trapper’s Point pronghorn migration bottleneck a number of times. There has been growing awareness that the thousands-of-year-old antelope migration from the Wyoming high desert over the Gros Ventre each year, down […]Continue Reading →
Preserving the pronghorn corridor into Jackson Hole
The Bridger-Teton National Forest may alter its forest plan to make sure its portion of this 350 mile long migration route is conserved. Story in the Jackson Hole News and Guide.
The biggest worry, however, is at Trappers Point just west of Pinedale, where BLM gas developments and private land have almost squeezed off […]Continue Reading →
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